Student Life

A forward-thinking, supportive environment for your medical training.

Our Students

Northwestern encourages diverse perspectives from within our academic community. We believe that such an approach provides a rich environment for educating students and leads to groundbreaking scientific discovery. Meet our students and explore the unique paths they're taking as they pursue their passions.

Our Priorities

We are committed to fostering a culture of belongingness and inclusion at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and we recognize that developing resilience and maintaining balance is key to our students' professional development and well-being.

Get Involved

Affinity Groups

These groups allow you to work with your peers to achieve common goals. You’ll find a diverse range of organizations that will allow you to advance your interests in a positive, supportive environment.

Join a Group

Community Groups & Organizations

Whether interacting with Chicago youth or caring for under-resourced, at-risk populations in the clinical setting, these groups broaden students' educational experiences.

Support the Community

Passion Groups

From song and dance to fitness and business, these groups allow students to maintain balance and pursue activities beyond the classroom to help them make the most of their medical school experience.

Find Your Passion

Specialty Interest Groups

Special Interest Groups help students connect with other students that share similar views and engage in opportunities to explore topics they’d like to learn more about.

Foster Your Interests